Barrel 31 chef shares 4X4 chili recipe, tips for great winter chili

Posted at 10:39 AM, Nov 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-01 12:24:47-04

The cold weather is here, so what better way to welcome the low temperatures than with a hot bowl of chili!

Kate Durkin from Barrel 31 in Kansas City stopped by to show us her recipe for good chili to keep you warm.

You can try out the recipe yourself!


1 lb. lean chuck, ground 1 lb. lean pork, ground

1 lb. Steak 9 cubed

½ lb Bacon chopped

14 oz can Kidney Beans

14 oz can Pinto Beans

14 oz can Black Beans

14 oz can Navy Beans

6 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 cup finely chopped onion

14 oz can of tomatoes

1 cup beef stock

¼ cup chili powder

2 Tablespoons cumin, ground

2 teaspoons paprika

2 teaspoons oregano leaves

1/2 teaspoon coriander, ground

1/2 teaspoon cayenne


1. Sweat onions and garlic over medium heat until translucent

2. Add chopped bacon and begin to cook

3. When bacon is about half-way cooked, add ground beef, ground pork and steak trimmings

4. Continue to brown meat; about 8 minutes

5. Add beef stock, chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, coriander and cayenne

6. Let simmer for 3 -5 minutes

7. Add tomatoes and beans; allow to simmer for an additional 1 ½ to 2 hours